QUSU08034 2014 Building Information Modelling for Quantity Surveyors

General Details

Full Title
Building Information Modelling for Quantity Surveyors
Transcript Title
BIM for Quantity Surveyors
Code
QUSU08034
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QUSU - Quantity Surveying
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2014 - Full Academic Year 2014-15
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Sean McGagh
Programme Membership
SG_SQUAN_S08 201400 Level 8 Certificate in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_K08 201400 Level 8 Honours Degree Add-on in Quantity Surveying SG_JQUAN_H08 201400 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying
Description

This module examines the Building Information Modelling concept and its practical application to estimators/quantity surveyors

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Discuss the implications of Building Information Modelling on the role of the Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

2.

Assess the role of BIM in the design and cost planning process

3.

Apply BIM techniques to take-off and cost estimating exercises

4.

Employ on-screen take-off systems from computer generated images for scheduling quantities

5.

Extend measurement capability of software to access and interrogate the information within a building information model beyond graphical representation

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Software lab tutorials supported by in-class lectures on the concept and theory supporting Building Information Modelling

Module Assessment Strategies

Combined Exam and Continuotus Assessment

Indicative Syllabus

BIM tools and parametirc modelling

BIM-based design information

Characteristics of BIM Systems

Information management on BIM projects

BIM for quantity surveyors and estimators

BIM for contractors and sub-contractors

BIM Case Studies

Activation and use on screen take off systems

Graphical User Interface

Drawing Navigation

Estimate Creation

Basic and Advanced Take Off: Multiple Takeoffs, Tools, Irregular Shapes, Deductions, Polyline ,

Advanced Functionality: Editing shapes, Drawing Revisions, Printing, Exporting, 3D Visualisation, Global Esitmating link

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 100 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre BIM Theory 2 Weekly 2.00
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Software 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Theory and Software 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified BIM Theory 2 Weekly 2.00
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Software 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Theory and Software 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Crotty, R. (2012) The Impact of Building Information Modelling: Transforming Construction. Routledge, Oxfield.

Eastman, C., Teicholz, P. Sacks,R., Liston, K (2011) BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors. John Wiley & Sons.

Smith, D.K. Tardif, M. (2009) Building Information Modeling: A Strategic Implementation Guide for Architects, Engineers, Constructors, and Real Estate Asset Managers. John Wiley & Sons. New Jersey. 

Sun, M. & Howard, R. (2003) Understanding IT in Construction. Routledge.

URL Resources

http://www.thenbs.com/topics/BIM/index.asp

 

Other Resources

BSS Software (2011) Buildsoft Driving Licence Manual, BSS Software, Bray

BSS Software (2012) BT2 Training Course, BSS Software, Bray

Additional Information

None